A Washington state Back Country Horsemen trail work party finished five days of trail and bridge maintenance in the Pasayten Wilderness on July 4. The work party included members of the Washington Trails Association, Pacific Northwest Trails Association, Pacific Crest Trail Association and U.S. Forest Service. Joining from the Methow Valley chapter of Backcountry Horsemen […]
Andrews Creek Trail
Andrews Creek Trail cleared of massive logjam
Crews worked to clear a massive debris slide off Andrews Creek Trail last week after the Methow Valley Ranger District received permission to use chainsaws and explosives to remove hundreds of trees blocking the trail.
The district requested authorization from the Okanogan-Wenatchee National …
U.S. Forest Service seeks OK to use chain saws in wilderness
Andrews Creek Trail blocked by tangle of trees By Ann McCreary The Methow Valley Ranger District is hoping to receive permission to use chain saws to help clear hundreds of trees deposited by an avalanche on Andrews Creek Trail, a popular route into the Pasayten Wilderness. District Ranger Mike Liu said the district is requesting […]